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Strategic Management: Theory: An Integrated Approach 11th Edition

Charles W. L. Hill, Gareth R. Jones, Melissa A. Schilling

  • Published
  • Previous Editions 2013, 2010, 2008
  • 528 Pages


This leading strategy text presents the complexities of strategic management through up-to-date scholarship and hands-on applications. Highly respected authors Charles Hill, Gareth Jones, and Melissa Schilling integrate cutting-edge research on topics including corporate performance, governance, strategic leadership, technology, and business ethics. Based on real-world practices and current thinking in the field, the eleventh edition of STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT features an increased emphasis on the changing global economy and its role in strategic management.

Charles W. L. Hill, University of Washington

Charles W. L. Hill is the Hughes M. Blake Professor of Business at the University of Washington Business School in Seattle. His research interests focus on competition and competitive analysis, corporate strategy, international business, organizational structure, and corporate governance. Dr. Hill has published more than 50 articles in peer-reviewed academic journals and has served on the editorial boards of several top tier journals, including the Academy of Management Review and the Strategic Management Journal. He also is the author of a successful international business textbook. An active consultant, Dr. Hill has worked with numerous companies. He has worked with Microsoft for almost 20 years and continues to be active within that organization. He received his PhD from the University of Manchester in the United Kingdom.

Gareth R. Jones,

Gareth R. Jones received his PhD from the University Of Lancaster, England, and he is trained in Economics and Organizational Theory and Behavior. His research interests include organizational design for performance, the evolution of business, and corporate-level strategy. Dr. Jones has published articles in all the major management journals and is co-author of several textbooks.

Melissa A. Schilling, New York University

Melissa Schilling is a professor of management and organizations at New York University Stern School of Business. Her research focuses on innovation and creativity, with a particular focus on topics like collaboration and technology trajectories in high technology industries such as computers, smartphones, biotechnology, electric vehicles, and video games. Her innovation textbook, Strategic Management of Technological Innovation, is the number one innovation strategy text in the world, and is available in seven languages. Her research in innovation and strategy has earned her awards such as the National Science Foundation's CAREER Award, and the Best Paper in Management Science and Organization Science for 2007 Award. Her research has also appeared in leading academic journals such as Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, Management Science, Organization Science, Strategic Management Journal, and Journal of Economics and Management Strategy and Research Policy. She sits on the editorial review boards of Organization Science, Strategic Organization, and Strategy Science. She has also advised companies such as IBM, Bloomberg, Siemens and others on strategy and innovation. She received her PhD from the University of Washington, Seattle.
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  • New "Focus on Wal-Mart" feature puts the spotlight on Wal-Mart's strategic operations throughout every chapter.
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  • A focus on technology with the "Strategy Sign-On" end-of-chapter feature allows students to complete research projects and maintain a Strategic Management portfolio.
  • Opening Cases begin each chapter and build the foundation for student comprehension in each chapter.
  • "Strategy in Action" features highlight key organizations implementing chapter-specific strategic management processes.
  • Ethical exercises provide a comprehensive look at the chapter concepts and ask students to consider ethical ramifications of management decisions.
  • Closing Cases end each chapter and provide in-class discussion opportunities.
1. Strategic Leadership: Managing the Strategy-Making Process for Competitive Analysis.
2. External Analysis: The Identification of Opportunities and Threats.
3. Internal Analysis: Distinctive Competencies, Competitive Advantage, and Profitability.
4. Building Competitive Advantage Through Functional-Level Strategy.
5. Building Competitive Advantage Through Business-Level Strategy.
6. Business-Level Strategy and the Industry Environment.
7. Strategy and Technology.
8. Strategy in the Global Environment.
9. Corporate-Level Strategy: Horizontal Integration, Vertical Integration, and Strategic Outsourcing.
10. Corporate-Level Strategy: Related and Unrelated Diversification.
11. Corporate Performance, Governance, and Business Ethics.
12. Implementing Strategy in Companies that Compete in a Single Industry.
13. Implementing Strategy in Companies that Compete Across Industries and Countries.

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Cengage provides a range of supplements that are updated in coordination with the main title selection. For more information about these supplements, contact your Learning Consultant.


Instructor's Companion Website

ISBN: 9781305502307
The companion website for instructors contains everything you need to prepare your course, including PowerPoint slides, test banks, case notes, and videos. The instructor's manual has been reworked end-to-end to give you comprehensive support in creating engaging learning experiences for your students. We'll give you tips and techniques for integrating the MindTap® learning suite into your course, and whether you flip your classroom, teach in a Socratic discussion format, lecture, or exclusively online, we'll help you design your course to meet your needs and those of your students.

Instructor's Resource DVD

ISBN: 9781305644144
This DVD contains a compiled a set of videos that correlate with each chapter. The videos are sourced from BBC and show clips from curated sources that present a company facing the challenges and/or implementing the concepts presented in this text. The videos also appear in the MindTap® learning suite, so students will be able to view the videos within this environment.

Cengage Learning Testing, powered by Cognero® Instant Access for Hill/Schilling/Jones' Strategic Management: Theory & Cases: An Integrated Approach

ISBN: 9781305502321
Cengage Learning Testing Powered by Cognero® is a flexible, online system that allows you to: import, edit, and manipulate content from the text's test bank or elsewhere, including your own favorite test questions; create multiple test versions in an instant; and deliver tests from your LMS, your classroom, or wherever you want.